Synoptic Fragments

Papers

A statistical study of the triple-link model in the synoptic problem, J.R. Statist.Soc. A, 169, 49-60 (2006).
The synoptic problem and statistics, Significance, 3, 153-157 (2006). The published version is available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com.
A modification of Honoré's triple-link model in the synoptic problem, J.R.Statist.Soc. A, 170, 841-850 (2007). The published version is available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com.
The synoptic problem: on Matthew's and Luke's use of Mark. J.R.Statist.Soc. A, 175, 959-975 (2012). The published version is available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com.
A statistical time series approach to the use of Mark by Matthew and Luke. To appear in J. C. Poirier and J. Peterson (eds.), Marcan Priority without Q: Explorations in the Farrer Hypothesis, London: T & T Clark (2015).

In preparation: The Synoptic Problem and Statistics, Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC Press (2014)

The binary time series data and R code

The binary time series data sets used in the "The Synoptic Problem and Statistics" are

  1. with Mark as the base text Mark data set, description
  2. with Matthew as the base text Matthew data set, description

The associated R code for hidden Markov modelling is here.

Examples of parallel Greek texts

The healing of a leper
The feeding of the five thousand

Introductory powerpoint presentation

Introduction to the synoptic problem and the binary time series

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Christ the Giver of Life

 

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet St, London WC1E 7HX.